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Thursday, 11 December 2014

Employment Problems and the Economy: A Case Study of Manipur

Title: Employment Problems and the Economy: A Case Study of Manipur
Author: Dr. Ngangkham Ibotombi Singh
ISBN: 978-93-82395-81-2
Publisher: Ruby Press & Co.
First Edition: 2015
Language: English
Binding: Hard Cover

About the Author:
Dr. Ngangkham Ibotombi Singh, B.A (Hons) Economics, Gauhati University, Assam, M.A Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, U.P., Diploma in Human Resources and Educational Management-National Institute of Labour Education and Management, Chennai, joined as a lecturer in a government college - G.P Women’s College in the year 1981. He has attended at National and International Conferences and Seminars and also Refresher Courses sponsored by different Universities under UGC programme. He has contributed many articles in national and regional publications. He is also a member of National Institute of Rural Development, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad-30, and North Eastern Economic Association, Guwahati, Assam. He is an approved supervisor of Manipur Central University and CMJ University, Shillong. He has guided two M.Phil Scholars (awarded) and two Ph.D scholars (awarded) under Manipur University. At present he is supervising three Ph.D scholars. He was working as the head of Department for about ten years at Imphal College, Economics Department. He is a regular head examiner of Manipur University. He was conferred Reader grade in the year 2001 and now designated as Associate Professor as per UGC norms. At present he is working at Imphal College, Govt. of Manipur. He has completed Pre-commission course of NCC and serving as an associate NCC officer of Imphal College, NCC Unit under 14 Bn NCC Manipur.

About the Book
Productive employment of the available labour force is the key to development of an economy. For effective and balanced utilization of the increasing labour force, the direction of the present book is to examine existing nature of employment in different sectors of the economy and to identify the sector or area where additional employment opportunity can be created. This is also in view of the fact that unless, the available labour force is effectively utilised, it may go as wasted becoming a liability to an economy by adversely affecting its growth.
Unemployment specially among the educated youths has created serious social problems, which is evident from the crimes, and the criminals in the society. The existing problem of unemployment in the country in general and the state of Manipur in particular, fascinated the author to go in depth into the problem of unemployment and to suggest feasible solution, keeping in view the socio-economic and political situation of Manipur. Thus the author attempts to study in detail the nature and the extent of unemployment and underemployment in the state, their causes etc. and offer measures for minimising the problems thereof.

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